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shoehorn

noun [C]  us   /ˈʃuˌhɔrn/
a smooth, curved piece of plastic or metal that is placed in the back of a shoe when putting it on in order to help the foot slide in more easily

shoehorn

verb [T]  us   /ˈʃuˌhɔrn/
to fit something or someone into a tight place: We’d have to build another school to shoehorn all our students in.
Translations of “shoehorn”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鞋拔…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鞋拔…
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